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Old 08-03-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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Gas Gauge not Working

hi all so today my gas gauge decided to stop working. whats the most common thing that makes this stop working?

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Old 08-07-2012, 03:20 PM   #2
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There is a TSB for the Fuel Sending unit.
It is probably a faulty Sending unit.

Date Reported OCTOBER 31 2005
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Old 08-07-2012, 03:26 PM   #3
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Mine hasn't worked right since I bought the truck. I am positive it is the sending unit.

I took my unit out and cleaned the contacts a little. (Guide here) It helped tremendously, but the gauge still doesn't work 100%.

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